Zeus and Poseidon actors of Disney+ series found. “John Wick” and “Bosch” actor Lance Reddick joins Disney+’s “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” as Zeus. “Black Sails” and “Lost inn Space” actor Toby Stephens will play the character of Poseidon in the series.
Based on Rick Riordan’s popular teen literature series and inspired by Greek mythology, the series will star Walker Scobel, star of Netflix’s “The Adam Project”. 12-year-old Percy Jackson learns that he is the son of the Greek god Poseidon and becomes a hero at the special training camp for demigods.
The series also includes other characters from Greek mythology. Jay Duplas as Hades, Lin-Manuel Miranda as Hermes, Timothy Omundson as Hephaestus, Jessica Parker Kennedy as Medusa and Suzanne Cryer as Echidna.
Filming for the series began in Vancouver during the summer and is expected to be completed soon. Percy Jackson novels have been adapted to movies before, but it is stated that unlike the movies, the language will progress more in line with the books.